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The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 June 1996 (USA)
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While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him. Written by JD-2 <Badge19@hotmail.com>

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With this search team... pray you don't get lost.

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Frank Vincent appears in the movie in a cameo, but only on posters on a wall. See more »

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One-eye Jimmy: I ain't doing no more laundry, in this building!
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References First Blood (1982) See more »

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Ingenious and very amusing.
29 December 1998 | by (az) – See all my reviews

This is truly a sleeper. Although the plot sounds a bit absurd, the results are intentionally hilarious and clever. I don't know where I was when this film came out, it just released to video, and that was it.

The film focuses on the title character, a sleazy and dimwitted housing project type, and what his disappearance has on his friends and family. The search is made into a documentary by a film student (Colt McCallany), and most of the film is in the form of a "mockumentary."

I highly recommend this movie. If you like what you see in the cast, you'll love it!


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